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The Globe and Mail
Sex allegations led to Tootoo’s ouster from Liberal caucusfisheries minister Hunter Tootoo is out of a treatment centre for alcohol addic
Sex allegations led to Tootoo’s ouster from Liberal caucus
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 minutes ago
fisheries minister Hunter Tootoo is out of a treatment centre for alcohol addiction, but he remains banned from the Liberal caucus and refuses to address accusations that he had an inappropriate relationship with a junior female staff... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Accused of Ignoring Malawi University Crisisinclusive policies, Mutharika's "insensitive government thinks otherwise." Kab
President Accused of Ignoring Malawi University Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
inclusive policies, Mutharika's "insensitive government thinks otherwise." Kabwira who is also SADC Parliamentary women caucus chairperson said the fee hike in public university was too heavy for the poor. She observed that it was this type of... Read more
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The Hill
Clinton at risk of being upstagedcompassionate person that I know she is,” said Rep. Judy Chu, the chairwoman of
Clinton at risk of being upstaged
The Hill / Posted 24 minutes ago
compassionate person that I know she is,” said Rep. Judy Chu, the chairwoman of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus who was seated with her California delegation on the convention floor. Mitch Landrieu, the New Orleans mayor whose... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Obama: Clinton most qualified everwords have been hostile, bigoted and insulting," said Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-
Obama: Clinton most qualified ever
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 41 minutes ago
words have been hostile, bigoted and insulting," said Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus. "You have used every opportunity to talk about your wealth, to denigrate people who don't hold your views, even... Read more
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Orange County Register
Congress vs. Libertyus from these depredations? While defenders of liberty in Congress are far too
Congress vs. Liberty
Orange County Register / Posted 2 hours ago
us from these depredations? While defenders of liberty in Congress are far too few for our liking, the Republican Liberty Caucus’ 2015 Liberty Index of Congress provides some insight into who is – and who is not – guarding our freedoms against the... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
MEET THE CANDIDATES | July 28, 2016of the Genesee County Democratic Party, Member of Genesee County Democratic Par
MEET THE CANDIDATES | July 28, 2016
Grand Blanc View / Posted 2 hours ago
of the Genesee County Democratic Party, Member of Genesee County Democratic Party, and Vice Chair of the Progressive Caucus Democratic Party Education: B.S Degree, Mechanical Engineering, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio; Master... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Democratic delegates representing the Mahoning Valley say they are honored to be part of historygetting food," he said. For Kathy DiCristofaro, an at-large delegate for Clint
Democratic delegates representing the Mahoning Valley say they are honored to be part of history
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 3 hours ago
getting food," he said. For Kathy DiCristofaro, an at-large delegate for Clinton and leader of the Ohio Democratic Women's Caucus, watching the nomination with tears in her eyes, tapped into memories of the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s and... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
After a income tax increase was proposed on Monday, there have been mixed reactions towards the issuefor the increase and 50 percent against it. City council's finance committee w
After a income tax increase was proposed on Monday, there have been mixed reactions towards the issue
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 3 hours ago
for the increase and 50 percent against it. City council's finance committee will have a meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday in its caucus room to discuss the increase and Council will have a special call meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday to place it into second... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Party leaders bring it into focus for delegateshour they serve,” said Kathryn DiCristofaro of Niles, a Clinton delegate and ch
Party leaders bring it into focus for delegates
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 4 hours ago
hour they serve,” said Kathryn DiCristofaro of Niles, a Clinton delegate and chairwoman of the Ohio Women’s Democratic Caucus. “You can never predict what crisis will come across your desk, and there’s no doubt Donald Trump is unfit for office.... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Democratic convention: Obama delivers soaring testimonial for Clinton in emotional speechinto the convention, Ms. Clinton had 2,205 pledged delegates, who were bound to
Democratic convention: Obama delivers soaring testimonial for Clinton in emotional speech
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
into the convention, Ms. Clinton had 2,205 pledged delegates, who were bound to vote based on their state’s primary or caucus result. She also had the support of 602 superdelegates, who are not bound by a candidate beforehand and are considered... Read more
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iol.co.za
DA mayor quits over racism“Racist practices within the DA George caucus are wrong, create disunity and af
DA mayor quits over racism
iol.co.za / Posted 5 hours ago
“Racist practices within the DA George caucus are wrong, create disunity and affect service delivery to our people,” Stander wrote in his letter to Bredell. He further stated he would end his party membership at the end of his term next week, and... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Sanders’ N.D. delegates critical of Heitkamp’s voteor party leaders, known as superdelegates, who went to the convention unpledged
Sanders’ N.D. delegates critical of Heitkamp’s vote
Minot Daily News / Posted 5 hours ago
or party leaders, known as superdelegates, who went to the convention unpledged, or without an obligation to vote based on caucus results. Heitkamp announced her endorsement of Clinton well ahead of the convention. "As I have long said, it's so... Read more
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The Chronicle
Day 3 of Democratic National Convention features President Obama, first appearance by Clintonall people.” North Carolina natives Brooks Bell, Trinity ’01, and Rep. G.K. Bu
Day 3 of Democratic National Convention features President Obama, first appearance by Clinton
The Chronicle / Posted 5 hours ago
all people.” North Carolina natives Brooks Bell, Trinity ’01, and Rep. G.K. Butterfield, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, also addressed the convention Wednesday. Bell focused her speech on how House Bill 2—the bill signed by Gov. Pat... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
FDA Mulls A Change To Its Policy Against Some Gay Men Donating Bloodmen in the past year. But that's being reconsidered. Congressman Mike Quigley,
FDA Mulls A Change To Its Policy Against Some Gay Men Donating Blood
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 6 hours ago
men in the past year. But that's being reconsidered. Congressman Mike Quigley, who's on the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, told Time the shooting in Orlando "highlighted the discrimination gay and bisexual men face when attempting to donate... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Dems embrace LGBTsand Lesbian Victory Fund on Wednesday, with guest speaker Chelsea Clinton. In
Dems embrace LGBTs
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 6 hours ago
and Lesbian Victory Fund on Wednesday, with guest speaker Chelsea Clinton. In a call with reporters Monday, Maloney, co-chair of the LGBT Equality Caucus in Congress, said that, in the Democratic Party, LGBT people have "made a home for oursel... Read more
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KIVI Boise
FDA Mulls A Change To Its Policy Against Some Gay Men Donating Bloodmen in the past year. But that's being reconsidered. Congressman Mike Quigley,
FDA Mulls A Change To Its Policy Against Some Gay Men Donating Blood
KIVI Boise / Posted 6 hours ago
men in the past year. But that's being reconsidered. Congressman Mike Quigley, who's on the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, told Time the shooting in Orlando "highlighted the discrimination gay and bisexual men face when attempting to donate... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Democratic National Convention Day 3"Let's stand together to elect more Democratic women up and down the ballot."
Democratic National Convention Day 3
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 6 hours ago
"Let's stand together to elect more Democratic women up and down the ballot." 6:45 p.m. Members of the Congressional Black Caucus, chaired by U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-North Carolina, criticized Trump even more. ""Hillary Clinton is a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mallard takes his chances against Labour womenthe Hutt South electorate. However, a rule passed by the party in 2013 means i
Mallard takes his chances against Labour women
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
the Hutt South electorate. However, a rule passed by the party in 2013 means its list ranking committee must ensure its caucus after 2017 is at least 50 per cent women. If the party is strict about that, it could mean there are no slots for... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Mnangagwa leading new coup bid, MinisterTsholotsho plot 2004 in which party chairpersons were clandestinely transported
Mnangagwa leading new coup bid, Minister
New Zimbabwe / Posted 6 hours ago
Tsholotsho plot 2004 in which party chairpersons were clandestinely transported to the remote Matabeleland North area to caucus on how to elevate Mnangagwa, then minister, to vice presidency. When President Mugabe got wind of the plot, he... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Obama works for unity as he backs Clintonpresident is also the strongest adhesive holding Democrats together after five
Obama works for unity as he backs Clinton
Dundas Star News / Posted 6 hours ago
president is also the strongest adhesive holding Democrats together after five months of bitterly fought primary and caucus contests between Clinton and Sanders of Vermont. According to a New York Times-CBS poll from earlier this month, 82... Read more
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Philly.com
Inside the 'other' DNC where the corporation is kingthis week. If you know the right people. And where to look. On this Tuesday a
Inside the 'other' DNC where the corporation is king
Philly.com / Posted 7 hours ago
this week. If you know the right people. And where to look. On this Tuesday afternoon, it was the Congressional Black Caucus being feted, with an assist from Philadelphia City Council members. Wine glasses clinked. Smooth jazz flowed from a... Read more
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Roll Call
Gun Violence Takes Center Stage at Democratic Conventiongay, bisexual and transgender community following the Orlando shooting. During
Gun Violence Takes Center Stage at Democratic Convention
Roll Call / Posted 7 hours ago
gay, bisexual and transgender community following the Orlando shooting. During a brief phone interview before an LGBT caucus meeting at the convention, he described people in the meeting wearing "Disarm Hate" shirts and buttons for the Brady... Read more
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Alaska Public
‘Sandernistas’ demand inclusion in Alaska partyensure the continuation of party values. Hutchings says it’s not right that ev
‘Sandernistas’ demand inclusion in Alaska party
Alaska Public / Posted 7 hours ago
ensure the continuation of party values. Hutchings says it’s not right that even though Sanders won the Alaska Democratic caucuses by a huge margin, three of the state’s four superdelegates voted for Clinton Tuesday night. She named them: Casey... Read more
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iol.co.za
DA mayor quits over racism“Racist practices within the DA George caucus are wrong, create disunity and af
DA mayor quits over racism
iol.co.za / Posted 8 hours ago
“Racist practices within the DA George caucus are wrong, create disunity and affect service delivery to our people,” Stander wrote in his letter to Bredell. He further stated he would end his party membership at the end of his term next week, and... Read more
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Breitbart
Muslim Brotherhood Front Group Teach Police ‘Islam 101’against an anti-terrorism bill being considered by the Tennessee Legislature. T
Muslim Brotherhood Front Group Teach Police ‘Islam 101’
Breitbart / Posted 8 hours ago
against an anti-terrorism bill being considered by the Tennessee Legislature. The bill, sponsored by Senate Republican Caucus Chairman Bill Ketron of Murfreesboro and House Speaker Pro Tempore Judd Matheny, R-Tullahoma, sought to enhance law... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos |priest's slaying, saying the world's at war, but it's not a 'war of religions'.
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 8 hours ago
priest's slaying, saying the world's at war, but it's not a 'war of religions'. Gregorio BorgiaAP Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Rep. G. K. Butterfield, D-NC., stands with members of the caucus as he speaks during the third day of the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Gun control takes center stage at Democratic National Conventionbeen hostile, bigoted, and insulting,” said Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-North Caro
Gun control takes center stage at Democratic National Convention
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 hours ago
been hostile, bigoted, and insulting,” said Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-North Carolina, chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus. “You have used every opportunity to talk about your wealth; to denigrate people who don’t hold your views, even... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Why business interests are urging early labor talks for L.A., Long Beach dockworkersan ILWU spokesman. “The point is to have a discussion by the membership.” ILWU
Why business interests are urging early labor talks for L.A., Long Beach dockworkers
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 8 hours ago
an ILWU spokesman. “The point is to have a discussion by the membership.” ILWU President Robert McEllrath called for the caucus to bring 100 delegates representing ILWU locals. The delegates are chosen by rank-and-file workers. In March, PMA... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Connecticut takes gun-control stage at Democratic Conventiona ban on military-style weapons. The crusade has taken them from the halls of
Connecticut takes gun-control stage at Democratic Convention
Darien News-Review / Posted 9 hours ago
a ban on military-style weapons. The crusade has taken them from the halls of Congress to statehouses and from the first caucus to the final primary. But vector always points back to Newtown. “There are days when I wish I hadn’t been there.... Read more
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NBC News
Despite Disagreements, Democrats a 'Big Family,' Say Latino LegislatorsClinton with cheers and support. Xavier Becerra, a Congressman from Los Angeles
Despite Disagreements, Democrats a 'Big Family,' Say Latino Legislators
NBC News / Posted 9 hours ago
Clinton with cheers and support. Xavier Becerra, a Congressman from Los Angeles and the Chairman of the House Democrats Caucus, joined in celebration with Lara and Menchaca and showed enthusiastic support for the nomination. When asked about... Read more
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The Washington Times
Why Mike Pence makes sensemade him the chair of the Republican Study Group, where the Reaganauts have alw
Why Mike Pence makes sense
The Washington Times / Posted 9 hours ago
made him the chair of the Republican Study Group, where the Reaganauts have always gathered, and then the entire Republican caucus — middle, center-right and movement conservatives all — elected him to chair their conference. These jobs do not go... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Live Day 3: Barack Obama steps up for Hillary Clinton at Democratic National Conventionhostile, bigoted, and insulting," said Congressman GK Butterfield, of North Car
Live Day 3: Barack Obama steps up for Hillary Clinton at Democratic National Convention
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
hostile, bigoted, and insulting," said Congressman GK Butterfield, of North Carolina, chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus. "You have used every opportunity to talk about your wealth; to denigrate people who don't hold your views, even... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Local delegates: Unity efforts on at Democratic conventionthe leader of the party as well, which is another milestone." Farley-Bouvier s
Local delegates: Unity efforts on at Democratic convention
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 9 hours ago
the leader of the party as well, which is another milestone." Farley-Bouvier said she also attended a Working Families Caucus Wednesday, "where such things as paid family leave, minimum wage and pay equity were discussed. Interestingly, when I... Read more
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The Hill
Dems urge Grayson to end Senate biddeep breath and reevaluate staying in the race.” Rep. Jared Huffman (D-Calif.)
Dems urge Grayson to end Senate bid
The Hill / Posted 9 hours ago
deep breath and reevaluate staying in the race.” Rep. Jared Huffman (D-Calif.), a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, said the group should boot Grayson from its ranks. “Alan Grayson gives progressives a bad name and he’s an... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Connecticut takes gun-control stage at Democratic Conventiona ban on military-style weapons. The crusade has taken them from the halls of
Connecticut takes gun-control stage at Democratic Convention
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 hours ago
a ban on military-style weapons. The crusade has taken them from the halls of Congress to statehouses and from the first caucus to the final primary. But vector always points back to Newtown. “There are days when I wish I hadn’t been there.... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Connecticut takes gun-control stage at Democratic Conventiona ban on military-style weapons. The crusade has taken them from the halls of
Connecticut takes gun-control stage at Democratic Convention
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 9 hours ago
a ban on military-style weapons. The crusade has taken them from the halls of Congress to statehouses and from the first caucus to the final primary. But vector always points back to Newtown. “There are days when I wish I hadn’t been there.... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Connecticut takes gun-control stage at Democratic Conventiona ban on military-style weapons. The crusade has taken them from the halls of
Connecticut takes gun-control stage at Democratic Convention
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 hours ago
a ban on military-style weapons. The crusade has taken them from the halls of Congress to statehouses and from the first caucus to the final primary. But vector always points back to Newtown. “There are days when I wish I hadn’t been there.... Read more
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Philly.com
Richard Schiff of 'West Wing': TV as the image of governmentyoung Barack Obama campaigners. They told him they had volunteered because of T
Richard Schiff of 'West Wing': TV as the image of government
Philly.com / Posted 9 hours ago
young Barack Obama campaigners. They told him they had volunteered because of The West Wing, and as he watched Obama win caucus states because of the efforts of their generation, he realized the show had truly made an impact. "When he won... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Connecticut takes gun-control stage at Democratic Conventiona ban on military-style weapons. The crusade has taken them from the halls of
Connecticut takes gun-control stage at Democratic Convention
Greenwich Time / Posted 9 hours ago
a ban on military-style weapons. The crusade has taken them from the halls of Congress to statehouses and from the first caucus to the final primary. But vector always points back to Newtown. “There are days when I wish I hadn’t been there.... Read more
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The News-Times
Connecticut takes gun-control stage at Democratic Conventiona ban on military-style weapons. The crusade has taken them from the halls of
Connecticut takes gun-control stage at Democratic Convention
The News-Times / Posted 10 hours ago
a ban on military-style weapons. The crusade has taken them from the halls of Congress to statehouses and from the first caucus to the final primary. But vector always points back to Newtown. “There are days when I wish I hadn’t been there.... Read more
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NBC News
Asian American and Pacific Islander Officials Take the DNC Stage, Celebrate 'Firsts'elect Hillary Clinton as our next president of the United States," Chu, chair o
Asian American and Pacific Islander Officials Take the DNC Stage, Celebrate 'Firsts'
NBC News / Posted 10 hours ago
elect Hillary Clinton as our next president of the United States," Chu, chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), told the crowd to applause. Before Chu and eight other CAPAC members spoke in front of the 57 delegations... Read more
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NBC News
Once Potential VPs, Latinos Promote Tim Kaine's Cred in the Communitytalented … and it happens also they are Latino. That is a good thing," said Bec
Once Potential VPs, Latinos Promote Tim Kaine's Cred in the Community
NBC News / Posted 10 hours ago
talented … and it happens also they are Latino. That is a good thing," said Becerra, chairman of the U.S. House Democratic Caucus. But in the end, "only one person can fill the slot." Kaine takes the stage Wednesday to accept his party voters'... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Misty Snow talks millennial representation at Democratic National Conventionever a chance to get a Democrat elected in Utah, this is the year, and I think
Misty Snow talks millennial representation at Democratic National Convention
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 10 hours ago
ever a chance to get a Democrat elected in Utah, this is the year, and I think they should really consider contributing to my campaign,” Snow said. She is set to speak to the LBGT caucus on Thursday, before the convention wraps up in Philade... Read more
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The News & Observer
US Rep. G.K. Butterfield tells DNC that Trump is ‘not qualified’ to be presidentat the Democratic National Convention. From the convention floor in Philadelphi
US Rep. G.K. Butterfield tells DNC that Trump is ‘not qualified’ to be president
The News & Observer / Posted 10 hours ago
at the Democratic National Convention. From the convention floor in Philadelphia, the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus Rep. Butterfield said Trump has "no plans" to work on issues affecting the black community. FedNet U.S. Rep. G.K.... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Is the ANC still the bearer of Nelson Mandela’s legacies?self-respect in this way expect the public to respect them? If they abandoned t
Is the ANC still the bearer of Nelson Mandela’s legacies?
Daily Maverick / Posted 10 hours ago
self-respect in this way expect the public to respect them? If they abandoned their personal dignity in the face of an ANC caucus decision to back illegality, how can they expect the poor, whose welfare was compromised by Nkandla, to respect... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Who Should Bernie Voters Support Now? Robert Reich vs. Chris Hedges on Tackling the Neoliberal Orderwithin -- I'm talking about the Democratic Party -- the denial of independents,
Who Should Bernie Voters Support Now? Robert Reich vs. Chris Hedges on Tackling the Neoliberal Order
Op-Ed News / Posted 10 hours ago
within -- I'm talking about the Democratic Party -- the denial of independents, the super delegates, the stealing of the caucus in Nevada, the huge amounts of corporate money and super PACs that flowed into the Clinton campaign. Relate... Read more
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Fortune
Larry Summers: The Next President Will Need Up to $2 trillion for Infrastructuremeet long-deferred infrastructure needs, and pay for itself, Summers said on We
Larry Summers: The Next President Will Need Up to $2 trillion for Infrastructure
Fortune / Posted 10 hours ago
meet long-deferred infrastructure needs, and pay for itself, Summers said on Wednesday morning during a Politico Caucus roundtable at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. “It’s the right thing for our children, it’s the... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Richardson details talks with Scott after Orlando attackspeak to the convention hall shortly before 6 p.m. Thursday. "To her credit Hi
Richardson details talks with Scott after Orlando attack
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 11 hours ago
speak to the convention hall shortly before 6 p.m. Thursday. "To her credit Hillary Clinton has included the LGBT Equality Caucus in the program for the convention," Maloney said. Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, who is the nation's... Read more
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NBC News
Once Potential VPs, Latinos Promote Tim Kaine's Cred in the Communitytalented … and it happens also they are Latino. That is a good thing," said Bec
Once Potential VPs, Latinos Promote Tim Kaine's Cred in the Community
NBC News / Posted 11 hours ago
talented … and it happens also they are Latino. That is a good thing," said Becerra, chairman of the U.S. House Democratic Caucus. But in the end, "only one person can fill the slot." Kaine takes the stage Wednesday to accept his party voters'... Read more
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The Washington Times
Bernie Sanders’ supporters sense Hillary Clinton snubis very corrosive,” Mr. Solomon said. Karen Bernal, a former chairwoman of the
Bernie Sanders’ supporters sense Hillary Clinton snub
The Washington Times / Posted 11 hours ago
is very corrosive,” Mr. Solomon said. Karen Bernal, a former chairwoman of the California Democratic Party’s Progressive Caucus, said Mr. McAuliffe’s words didn’t surprise her but did add more weight to the fears about Mrs. Clinton. “It’s kind... Read more
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